My first solo travel was through the friendly, historic, and green Ireland.

I took this photo few hundred meters from the Guinness factory in Dublin. The juxtaposition of the broken window of a derelict building with a brand new Guinness pint sitting on the sill is stark. Photo by author.

Unearthed among the rare findings by the famous Teotihuacan site in Mexico, the mask stands out for its simplicity.

Photo by National Institute of Anthropology and History.

The beauty of the North Carolina Outer Banks beaches on one side, thousands of shipwrecks on the other.

A shipwreck at Cape Hatteras Island, 1929. Photo of postcard from the UNC Libraries Commons.

Human life is defined by spoken words, sounds, and noises. What if they all disappeared?

‘Silence’ by Henry Fuseli, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

Dubbed the ‘Atlantis of Turin’, its secrets are hidden among megalithic walls, rock millstones, ancient settlers, and dense forests.

Extract of a XVIII century map at the Archivio di Stato in Turino, showing perhaps the only written reference to Rama.

Fanny was a successful theatre actress since her early age, which was only one part of her varied, active, and productive life.

“Steel engraving by Johnson Wilson, & Co., after painting by Alonzo Chappel after painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence”. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

Italy’s north-east corner has a varied and rich history, and Trieste expresses that identity too. The articulated city offers multiple sources of interest to residents or visitors alike.

Piazza Unità d’Italia by night.

Brighton is a lively city surrounded by the uninterrupted pebble beach on one side and a National Park on the other, which offer a variety of activities and scenery.

The Palace Pier offers interesting views in special times of the day.

Cyclopean Walls have been found across the World, with questions surrounding the enhanced construction knowledge if not the builders’ identity itself.

The famous Lion Gate, the main entrance of the citadel of Mycenae, Greece. Photo by Christos Vassiliou.


Although they have left countless unusual buildings over a span of 2,000 years, and had contact with most of the civilizations of the Mediterranean, little is known about the ancient Nuragic people.

It is common to find Nuraghe on strategic locations, which create scenic views. Photo by Uwe Post.

Richard Bruschi

Freelance writer, photographer, architect, and Executive director at Finding Italy. Culture, nature, sports, Italy, England, and the Pacific Northwest.

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